Exotic Pest Reporting
Walter Peraza Padilla, National University of Costa Rica, Bugwood.org
Proximus stubby-root nematode
Proximus stubby-root nematode (Trichodorus obtusus) is a nematode pest.
"Stubby-root" nematodes can cause a stunted or "stubby" appearing root system. Trichodorus obtusus is one of the most damaging nematodes on turfgrasses, but also may cause damage to other crops.